March 5, 2019

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Fun Paper Plate Jellyfish Decoration - jelly fish hanging in the garden

Making a Paper Plate JellyfishKids and adults will enjoy making this fun paper plate jellyfish craft. Read on for photos and instructions for turning a paper plate into a decorative jelly fish that can be hung inside or even in the garden.


Feeding a small puppy with a bottle.

Feeding a 2 Week Old Puppy?There are a number of reasons you may find yourself feeding and caring for a very young puppy. This page contains recommendations for how and what to feed a two week old puppy.


Dog scratching behind your ears.

Keeping Fleas off DogsFleas can be a terrible problem for you and your pets. There are a few approaches that pet owners use to keep fleas off of their dogs. Many use commercial topical products, others recommend herbs, such as sage. Flea collars are less popular. Check with your vet before using one; there are prescription collars available. This is a page about keeping fleas off dogs.


Treating a cat with flea medication.

Getting Rid of Fleas on CatsGetting rid of fleas on your cat is actually a multifold process. Not only do you need to kill the fleas on your pet, you need to prevent the eggs from hatching and reinfesting them. Flea eggs can fall into your carpet and thus require special treatment there as well. As will your yard if the pet spends time outside. This page offers suggestions for getting rid of fleas on cats.


Beautiful Multnomah Falls, located on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge.

Columbia River Gorge Photos and InformationThe Columbia River bisects Washington State to turn west at the Washington/Oregon border. This beautiful 80 mile scenic area is filled with canyons and navigable waterways and is visited by tourists year round. This page contains photos and information about the Columbia River Gorge.



salad on plate

Cranberry Walnut Quinoa SaladThere are way too many good things starring in this quinoa salad but I wanted to keep the name short. If I could have my ways, it could be called the "Cranberry Walnut Apple Goat Cheese Balsamic Quinoa Salad" and believe me, it is so good!


Sausage and Tomato Quiche finished

Sausage and Tomato QuicheQuiche is very much a favorite of the family! It can be made with meat, veggies or cheese quiche. It is perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner with a light salad.


chocolate Butter Frosted cupcakes

Easy Butter FrostingThis recipe is super easy and sweet yummy. With using 3 to 4 ingredients.This frosting can be made ahead and put away in the freezer for later use, for those upcoming surprises.


bowl of Garlic Furikake Popcorn

Garlic Furikake PopcornThis is a great twist on regular popcorn. It's laced with browned garlic oil and furikake, which is a lovely dried seaweed and toasted sesame seed topping. Furikake is most widely used as a topping on white rice in Japan, but I think it's absolutely scrumptious on popcorn. It can come in many flavours, some spicy, some sweet, and some with flaked fish. I love them all! You can find furikake in the Asian aisles of most grocery stores and on several online shops.



Scarlett Ann Duvall Cotton (West Highland Terrier) - Westie on a dining chair

Scarlett Ann Duvall Cotton (West Highland Terrier)A friend could not give her the attention she needed so he gave her to us in Feb 2010. She loves to chase anything she can find to chase.


One of a Kind Clover Card - front of the finished card

One of a Kind Clover CardThis is a fun card to make using just card stock and a heart-shaped paper punch. There is just one four-leaf clover, making it (and the card recipient) one of a kind!


Pot O' Gold Piggy Bank - coins stuck to the rainbow for demonstration

Pot O' Gold Piggy BankThis is a fun and thrifty piggy bank to make out of Popsicle sticks, glue, and a plastic jar. You can use the rainbow as a chute to drop your coins into your pot of gold. It will be fun to save, and easy to twist open when it's full!


A hesitant dog concerned with the small gap between a boat and the dock.

DIY Doggie "Bridge"Our family got our first dog last summer. Sierra is a 2 year old mixed breed and has been a wonderful addition to our family. We live on Lake Norman and enjoy going out on our pontoon boat whenever possible. We were so excited to take Sierra on her first boat ride.


Coco (Siamese Shorthair) - seal point Siamese cat

Coco (Siamese Shorthair)Some friends of ours asked if we would like some Siamese kittens and I said I'd have to ask my husband since he's not really a cat person, but he agreed to go look at them. There were two available; a brother and sister. He held the little boy and fell in love! He is the one who picked Coco!


Pinecone Chicks

Pinecone ChicksWith spring right around the corner and summer approaching, winter has given us a bountiful harvest of pine cones. To bring spring in bright and cheery, here are some cute friends you can easily make.


Painting Decorative Indoor/Outdoor Signs - sign in the garden

Painting Decorative Indoor/Outdoor SignsI found these very nice metal/tin signs to upscale for my home and outdoor garden. I looked at the decorated metal signs, that are to pricey for my taste. So here is my take on a decorative spin on them.


Fluttering Butterflies Greeting Card - message written on a small piece of paper and glued on

Fluttering Butterflies Greeting CardMake this cute and universal card to say "hi", "thinking of you", "hoping you feel better", "get well" or your own custom phrase.



Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

Tagline for Preschool and Daycare?Please suggest some tagline ideas for my preschool and day care named "The Bubbles Preschool and Daycare".


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

Where Can You Get Government Cheese?The question was never answered about where to buy the government cheese. Does anyone have an answer for this?


Value of a Knightbridge Porcelain Doll  - doll in box

Value of a Knightbridge Porcelain Doll?I would like to know how much this doll is worth. Her name is Evelyn and she is a limited edition. She has the mark on the back off her neck.


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